A post widely circulating on Facebook claims that more people voted in NC than were registered. Just one problem - the number of "registered" voters they used was from 2018. Groups like PoliticaNC contributed to greatly increasing those numbers for 2020, and voter turnout was nearly 75%! (But not the 104% that the post claims!)
The 2020 election, with no declared winner as of the morning of Nov. 5 and votes still being tallied, is generating plenty of misinformation about the number of votes cast, and by whom. One claim about North Carolina and Wisconsin is that the number of votes in each of those states was higher than t...
We hope you'll show some love to local independent restaurants over the next few months. That's the only way many of them will get through the pandemic.
"Nine months into the COVID-19 pandemic, Triangle restaurants continue the week-to-week struggle of balancing business and safety. Dining room restrictions remain at 50%, bars are limited to outdoor seating and many diners haven’t returned to restaurants, relying instead on takeout or home cooking. [...]
As restaurants brace for a difficult winter, where the option of outdoor dining will largely disappear, restaurant owners and leaders are hopeful for a second stimulus package. North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association director Lynn Minges said that without one, many restaurants won’t make it to the spring."